EXCLUSIVE: Hatters confirm Benson approach

Hatters boss John Still has confirmed the club are in the running to sign Swindon Town striker Paul Benson, writes Mike Simmonds.
Striker Paul Benson in action for PortsmouthStriker Paul Benson in action for Portsmouth
Striker Paul Benson in action for Portsmouth

The 33-year-old is out of favour at the County Ground and was not awarded a squad number this season.

Benson was linked with a move to Kenilworth Road on Friday and when asked about the rumours, Still said: “There’s been an enquiry, but that’s the stage we’re at at the moment.

“We’re just waiting to hear from them.”

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Managing director Gary Sweet also confirmed that the acquisition of the Swindon forward was something the club were looking to make happen.

He added: “Yes, we have made enquiries but as ever the deal has to be right for all parties involved.”

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